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Prognostic indicators in cats with septic peritonitis | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts
In this VETgirl online veterinary CE podcast, we review prognostic indicators in septic peritonitis in cats. In a study by Scotti et al, find out what parameters to look for in our veterinary patients to see if we can improve the survival in cats diagnosed with septic peritonitis. Peritonitis, referring simply to inflammation of the peritoneum, can be classified as septic via a positive bacterial culture, the presence of intracellular bacteria on effusion cytology, or confirmed visceral perforation.
Heartworm resistance with Dr. Chris Adolph | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts
In this VETgirl online veterinary CE podcast, we interview Dr. Chris Adolph, DVM on heartworm disease in dogs - what do we need to know, and why are we seeing resistance despite preventatives? What do you need to know about ProHeart vs. oral preventatives?
Clinical outcome in 25 dogs with pulmonary hypertension treated with sildenafil | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts
In today's VETgirl online veterinary CE podcast, we review the features and outcome in dogs that were treated with sildenafil -; yes, Viagra -; for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a condition of elevated pulmonary artery pressure that is currently divided into five distinct groups in humans based on etiology by the World Health Organization (WHO). Similar divisions by the veterinary community (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Consensus Statement) are currently in process. The current WHO divisions include:
Severe Canine Anaphylaxis Prognostic Information and Mortality Rate | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts
In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education podcast, we review canine anaphylaxis. What do the signs of severe canine anaphylaxis look like, and what is the mortality? Is the prognosis good? In this study, 85.1% of dogs survived. Coagulopathy, gallbladder wall edema, and abdominal effusions are a relatively common occurrence in canine anaphylaxis. Serum phosphorus levels greater than 12 mg/dL, refractory hypoglycemia, and PT prolongation greater than 50% are correlated with a decreased chance of survival.
Treating canine osteoarthritis with Dr. Kristin Kirby Shaw | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts
In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education podcast, we interview Dr. Kristin Kirby Shaw DACVS, PhD, DACVSMR on how we veterinary professionals can treat canine osteoarthritis. What are the earliest signs of pain to look for in our canine patients? What are signs of pain that pet owners often overlook or don't see as a sign of pain? What type of pain control in dogs should be using for analgesia and to reduce inflammation, and why is a multi-modal approach so important for managing osteoarthritis? Learn it with this VETgirl podcast! This podcast is sponsored by Zoetis.
Effects of emotional stress on urine protein:creatinine (UPC) ratios in dogs | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts
In this VETgirl online veterinary CE podcast, we discuss the effects of emotional stress on urine protein:creatinine (UPC) ratios in dogs. We review a study by Citron et al entitled "Urine cortisol-creatinine and protein-creatinine ratios in urine samples from healthy dogs collected at home and in hospital."
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Concise, brilliant topics, consistently very well done. Thanks so much!
Great free podcast
Excellent concise reviews of interest to veterinarians in practice. Keep up the good work.
Excellent for vet students
This is a really great podcast, especially for a busy final year vet student! I like to listen on my commute.